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October 18, 2018

Prudential Financial closes $3.2 billion in new longevity reinsurance agreements, signaling healthy growth in the U.K. pension risk transfer market

NEWARK, N.J., October 18, 2018 - Prudential Retirement®, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has concluded $3.2 billion in previously undisclosed longevity reinsurance contracts, a further sign that pension de-risking activity in the U.K. is continuing at a brisk pace. As part of these transactions, The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA) assumes the longevity risk for approximately 13,200 retirees.

October 04, 2018

Prudential to oversee retirement plan for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.

NEWARK, N.J., October 04, 2018 - Prudential Retirement, among the industry’s largest record keepers, has been selected to oversee the 401(k) retirement plan for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Prudential Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

October 01, 2018

International Paper agrees to transfer $1.6 billion in pension liabilities to Prudential Retirement

International Paper (NYSE: IP) will settle approximately $1.6 billion of its pension obligations by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). As part of this agreement, Prudential will assume the responsibility for paying pension benefits to about 23,000 of International Paper’s retirees.

September 26, 2018

SEPTA chooses Prudential Retirement to oversee $226M public sector retirement plan

NEWARK, N.J., September 26, 2018 - The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), a regional public transportation authority that serves nearly 4 million people in and around Philadelphia, hired Prudential Retirement to serve as the new provider for its public sector retirement plan. Prudential Retirement, among the industry’s largest record keepers, is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

September 20, 2018

Europe’s elder boom and baby bust: Leaders seek innovation to improve retirement security

Europe’s rising longevity and falling birthrates are pressuring its retirement systems like never before, as its elderly populations grow relative to its working-age populations. By 2050, nearly one in three Europeans will be over the age of 65, a trend that promises to strain the finances of retirees and their families, as well as the societies in which they live.

September 12, 2018

Prudential Financial announces leadership succession

NEWARK, N.J., September 12, 2018 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles Lowrey as the company’s next CEO and member of the Board, effective December 1, 2018. Lowrey, who currently serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer, International Businesses of Prudential, will succeed John Strangfeld, who will retire as CEO on November 30, 2018. Strangfeld will serve as non-executive chairman until April 5, 2019, at which time Lowrey will also assume the role of chairman.

August 31, 2018

Prudential backs federal support of expanding Americans’ access to retirement savings

President Trump today signed an executive order directing the Labor Department to promote programs that enhance retirement security and expand access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers.

August 15, 2018

Prudential Retirement is Rockland County’s new deferred compensation plan provider, to oversee $313 million in new retirement assets

NEWARK, N.J., August 15, 2018 - Deferred Compensation Plan officials for Rockland County, New York, have selected Prudential Retirement as their new record keeper. Prudential Retirement, among the industry’s largest recordkeepers and a leading provider of retirement solutions, is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU).

August 08, 2018

Prudential, Aviva reach first longevity reinsurance agreement as U.K. pension de-risking market surges

NEWARK, N.J., August 08, 2018 - Prudential Retirement®, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), and Aviva Life and Pensions U.K. Ltd. have struck their first longevity reinsurance transaction, establishing a new reinsurance partnership between these two market leaders.

July 26, 2018

Prudential and Raytheon reach agreement on $923 million pension risk transfer

NEWARK, N.J., July 26, 2018 - Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will reduce its pension obligations by $923 million by purchasing a group annuity contract from The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). The agreement transfers the responsibility for paying certain pension benefits to approximately 13,000 U.S. retirees, as well as their beneficiaries, from Raytheon’s previously discontinued operations.